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The Software Library: MS-DOS

MS-DOS (/ˌɛmɛsˈdɒs/ em-es-doss; short for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft. It was the most commonly used member of the DOS family of operating systems, and was the main operating system for IBM PC compatible personal computers during the 1980s to the mid-1990s.


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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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4,080
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31.4M
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Software for MS-DOS machines that represent entertainment and games. The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable. Please be aware this browser-based emulation is still in beta - contact Jason Scott , Software Curator, if there are issues or questions. Thanks to eXo for contributions and assistance with this archive. Thank you for your...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by MECC
software
eye 3.7M
favorite 1,579
comment 227
Published by MECC Developed by MECC Released 1990 Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.x Genre Adventure, Educational, Simulation Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling Sport Hunting Theme Managerial, Real-Time Educational Geography, History Description As a covered wagon party of pioneers, you head out west from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette River and valley in Oregon. You first must stock up on provisions, and then, while traveling, make...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 227 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Jul 29, 2014
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eye 1.2M
favorite 945
comment 37
Click here for the manual. Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, FM Towns, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, Genesis, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, NES, Nintendo 3DS, PC-98, SAM Coupe, SEGA CD, Sharp X68000, SEGA Master System, SNES, TurboGrafx CD, Wii Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform Theme Puzzle-Solving Description While the Sultan of Persia is fighting a war in a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 37 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
eye 822,352
favorite 910
comment 104
MS-DOS: Oregon Trail Deluxe, The by (1992)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 104 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Namco Limited
software
eye 813,183
favorite 178
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Published by Atarisoft Developed by Namco Limited Released 1983 Also For Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, Channel F, Commodore 64, FM-7, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Game Gear, Intellivision, iPhone, MSX, Neo Geo Pocket Color, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Palm OS, PC-6001, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum | Combined View Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Arcade Description One of the most popular and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by id Software, Inc.
software
eye 766,660
favorite 780
comment 13
Published by Apogee Software, Ltd. Developed by id Software, Inc. Released May 05, 1992 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Browser, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PC-98, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360 Mature ESRB Rating Mature Genre Action Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Shooter Description Wolfenstein 3D is an episodic first-person shooter and a follow-up to the top-down infiltration game Castle Wolfenstein. The game puts the player in the boots of B.J. Blazkowicz, an allied spy....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Capcom Co., Ltd.
software
eye 556,909
favorite 267
comment 18
Published by Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released 1996 Also For Amiga, Amiga CD32, Arcade, FM Towns, Genesis, Sharp X68000, SNES, Wii, Wii U Teen ESRB Rating Teen Genre Action Perspective Side-Scrolling Theme Arcade, Fighting, Martial Arts Description Super Street Fighter II is a sequel to Street Fighter II Turbo and Street Fighter II Championship. The game features four new characters and stages, making a total of sixteen playable. It also features many multiplayer modes...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 18 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Showcase
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18
ITEMS
538,560
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This collection is a hand-picked set of selections from the MS-DOS Software Library of the Internet Archive. They've been chosen because they represent major parts of the MS-DOS story, because they are particularly impressive, and because they're fun. The intention is to eventually link these games to manuals and other materials as time goes on. Curation was done by Jason Scott, Internet Archive's Software Librarian. He can be reached at jscott@archive.org with suggestion, questions and...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Maxis Software Inc.
software
eye 494,929
favorite 497
comment 14
Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Maxis Software Inc. Released 1989 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, CDTV, Commodore 64, Electron, FM Towns, Macintosh, OS/2, Palm OS, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNES, Symbian, Wii, Windows, Windows 3.x, ZX Spectrum Genre Simulation Perspective Top-Down Theme Managerial Description SimCity sets you as the mayor of a new municipality, with the responsibility of building and maintaining a place where citizens can move to...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Titus France SA
software
eye 369,093
favorite 250
comment 4
Published by Titus France SA Developed by Titus France SA Released 1993 Also For Amstrad CPC Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Description Prehistorik 2 takes up the story of its predecessor, for another caveman-era platform game. The hero must use his club to crush animal enemies, many of which then release bonus items to collect. He no longer needs to feed his clan, so there is no required minimum food target, unlike the original game. Other bonus items...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
eye 332,916
favorite 236
comment 12
Released Feb 26, 1994 Platform DOS Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Theme Puzzle-Solving Description 4D Prince of Persia is an unofficial reworking of the original Prince of Persia game by Jordan Mechner. The levels have been rebuilt and made tougher. You have to save the princess from the clutches of the evil Jaffar who has given her 60 minutes to marry him or die. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
software
eye 299,152
favorite 379
comment 8
Published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc. Developed by Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc. Released 1994 Also For Amiga, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Genesis, NES, Windows Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Misc Licensed Title Description The game from Virgin based on the 1992 animated Disney film is a side-scrolling platformer. The player controls Aladdin, who must make his way through several levels based on locations from the movie: from the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Distinctive Software, Inc.
software
eye 294,318
favorite 282
comment 11
Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Distinctive Software, Inc. Released Oct, 1990 Also For Amiga, FM Towns, PC-98 Genre Racing / Driving Perspective 1st-Person Perspective, 3rd-Person Perspective Sport Tricks / Stunts Misc Editor / Construction Set Description Stunts (4D Sports Driving outside of US) is a 3D car racing simulation. The game contains a variety of cars, courses, and opponents to choose from. The game provides unusual stunt objects including loops, corkscrews and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
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eye 258,772
A collection of software harvested from hundreds of floppy disks in the 1980s.
Software Library: MS-DOS Shareware
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1,109
ITEMS
246,125
VIEWS
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eye 246,125
A widely variant collection of MS-DOS compatible shareware programs, including games, utilities, demos and applications. Culled from many different sources, including CD-ROMs and FTP sites.
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by General Computer Corporation, Midway
software
eye 236,056
favorite 73
comment 3
Published by Atarisoft Developed by General Computer Corporation, Midway Released 1983 Also For Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, iPhone, iPod Classic, Lynx, NES, Palm OS, SEGA Master System, SNES, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Xbox, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Arcade Description In 1981, a sequel to Pac-Man was introduced in the form of his girlfriend, Ms. Pac-Man. This...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Capcom Co., Ltd.
software
eye 234,628
favorite 150
comment 6
Published by Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released 1993 Also For Amiga, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, SNES, Wii, Wii U, ZX Spectrum | Combined View Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling Theme Fighting Description Street Fighter II is a fighting game. Players select from one of eight characters: Ryu, Ken, Blanka, E. Honda, Zangief, Chun Li, Guile and Dhalsim to do battle with. They must then use their combat strengths to defeat the other seven...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Showcase
by Interplay Entertainment Corp.
software
eye 214,058
favorite 52
comment 13
Published by Interplay Entertainment Corp. Developed by Interplay Entertainment Corp. Released 1992 Also For Macintosh ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Genre Educational Perspective Side-Scrolling Educational Typing Misc Licensed Title Description Mario comes to the PC, in the form of a typing tutor. In this product you get to play one of four games, of progressing difficulty (as either Mario, Luigi or the Princess): Mario's Smash & Dash: Assist your character run past a series of boxes and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Westwood Studios, Inc.
software
eye 204,584
favorite 351
comment 21
Published by Virgin Games, Inc. Developed by Westwood Studios, Inc. Released Dec, 1992 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga Genre Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Real-Time, Sci-Fi / Futuristic Misc Licensed Title Description The planet Arrakis (also known as Dune for its sandy landscape) is the only place in the known universe where Melange (more commonly known as the Spice) can be found. The Spice is the basis of interstellar travel and thus the standard of the Imperial economy. To increase...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 21 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Sierra On-Line, Inc.
software
eye 188,844
favorite 261
comment 12
Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released Jun 04, 1987 Official Site Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards Also For Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Macintosh, TRS-80 CoCo | Combined View Genre Adventure Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Adult, Puzzle-Solving Description Larry Laffer is a short, tacky, balding, forty-year-old man who has been living with his mother until recently. He used to be in the software business, but decided...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Ikegami Tsushinki Co., Ltd., Nintendo Co., Ltd.
software
eye 186,294
favorite 145
comment 7
Published by Atarisoft Developed by Ikegami Tsushinki Co., Ltd., Nintendo Co., Ltd. Released 1983 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, Coleco Adam, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Game Boy Advance, Intellivision, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, TI-99/4A, TRS-80 CoCo, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform Theme Arcade Description Released in the arcades in 1981, Donkey Kong was not only Nintendo's first real smash...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Taito Corporation
software
eye 174,346
favorite 144
comment 9
Developed by Taito Corporation Released 1997 Also For 3DO, Arcade, Game Gear, iPhone, J2ME, N-Gage, Neo Geo CD, Neo Geo Pocket Color, PSP, SNES, Windows, WonderSwan | Combined View Genre Strategy Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Anime / Manga, Arcade, Puzzle-Solving, Real-Time Description Bust-A-Move (also known as Puzzle Bobble) is a real-time puzzle game in which the player controls a device called "pointer" at the bottom of the screen, aiming and releasing randomly colored...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Malibu Interactive
software
eye 163,802
favorite 92
comment 3
Published by SEGA of America, Inc. Developed by Malibu Interactive Released 1992 Platform Genesis Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Theme Comics Misc Licensed Title Description The Genesis title based on Batman Returns is a platform game in which the Dark Knight must traverse five action-filled levels on his way to confront the Penguin. Areas include the rooftops of Gotham City, Max Shreck's department store, the Red Triangle Circus and the sewers....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
eye 152,633
favorite 93
comment 1
Released Nov 26, 1990 Platform DOS Genre Action Perspective Platform Theme Arcade, Real-Time Misc Coin-Op Conversion MobyRank 100 point score based on reviews from various critics. Description Mario Brothers VGA is an unofficial remake of the classic Mario Bros. game of the arcade in VGA 16 colors. You control Mario who has to flip turtles coming out from two pipes at the top of the screen. The goal of the game is to defeat these turtles and score points by flipping them from underneath, not...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
software
eye 149,212
favorite 522
comment 10
Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Platform DOS Genre Educational Perspective Platform Theme Detective / Mystery Educational Geography, History Description This time you continue to catch Carmen Sandiego and her american gang in the U.S.A. Breaking from jail somewhere in Europe, she comes to yankees to steal their treasures. You as ACME detective have to travel from town to town on the tail of suspect, using clues and collecting...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
eye 149,131
favorite 13
comment 1
Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC-98 Genre Racing / Driving, Simulation Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Misc Licensed Title Description With the full support of Scuderia Ferrari, Formula One racing was recreated in detail in this simulation, with the top drivers and teams of 1986 to compete against for the most successful F1 team of all. You job does not start at the racetrack; perfecting the car at the Maranello factory, in the wind...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Tecmo, Ltd.
software
eye 147,432
favorite 26
comment 2
Published by Elite Systems Ltd. Developed by Tecmo, Ltd. Released 1992 Also For Amiga, Atari ST Genre Sports Perspective Side-Scrolling Sport Soccer / Football (European) Description Tecmo's World Cup '90 arcade game was remodeled based on the 1992 European Championships for its home computer release. The tournament's structure of the time (2 groups of 4 play each other once, top 2 go through to semi-finals followed by a final) is recreated, with any of Europe's soccer nations available to be...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
collection
eye 132,430
This is a varied collection of applications and programs written for MS-DOS. As things are emulated in the browser, there is currently no way to save the progress of your work, so please don't work too hard inside these applications! They are provided to give historical context and research into how programs and applications worked in earlier times. If you are not familiar with the in-browser emulator EM-DOSBOX being used to provide these applications, please read the FAQ . If you have...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Muse Software
software
eye 128,528
favorite 125
comment 16
Published by Muse Software Developed by Muse Software Released 1984 Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Shooter, Stealth Description In this game, the player takes control of a lone prisoner who has been taking captive in a large castle occupied by the Nazis. Getting out of the cell and picking up a weapon is just the beginning; the ultimate goal is to acquire the war plans of the Nazis, and escape from Castle Wolfenstein alive. Castle...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
eye 124,897
favorite 262
comment 7
Released 1991 Platform DOS Genre Strategy Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Real-Time, Turn-based Description It's all-out war in Scorched Earth, an artillery combat game. You and up to nine friends can duke it out on hills and in valleys as you nuke each other into submission in this turn-based tank battle. At the start of each round, each player purchases their weaponry, and if they choose, shields and parachutes for defense and safety from long drops. Then it's off to battle! Aim your...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bits of Magic
software
eye 124,775
favorite 183
comment 17
Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Developed by Bits of Magic Released 1990 Also For Amiga, FM Towns, Genesis, PC-98 Genre Action, Strategy Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Isometric, Top-Down Theme Historical Battle (specific/exact), Real-Time Description Starting as a young Roman legionnaire in 275BC, your job is to conquer the known world through force or diplomacy, fighting on land and sea. Centurion: Defender of Rome is a turn-based strategy game. You start with one province, Rome, and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 17 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by SEGA Enterprises Ltd.
software
eye 124,055
favorite 180
comment 12
Published by SEGA of America, Inc. Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Genesis, iPhone, PlayStation 3, SEGA Master System, TurboGrafx CD, Wii, Windows, WonderSwan Color, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling Theme Arcade, Fantasy, Fighting Description Golden Axe is an arcade beat-'em-up game that puts players in the shoes of one of three heroes, each with his own reason for...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Tiertex Ltd.
software
eye 120,009
favorite 330
comment 9
Published by Lucasfilm Games LLC Developed by Lucasfilm Games LLC Released 1989 Platforms Amiga, Atari ST, CDTV, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, Windows Genre Adventure Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Puzzle-Solving Misc Description It is 1938 and adventurer Indiana Jones is joined by his father on this quest, preventing Adolf Hitler from capturing the Holy Grail. He will have to deal with Nazi guards, the Luftwaffe and enemy spies as he tries to stop the tyrannical Nazi leader. The Graphic...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Accolade, Inc.
software
eye 119,230
favorite 78
comment 4
Published by Accolade, Inc. Developed by Accolade, Inc. Released 1990 Platform DOS Genre Racing / Driving, Simulation Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Description Drive exotic cars while fleeing police in this sequel of the popular Test Drive series. New features include a true 3D engine (polygonal meshes), a selection of music on the radio, police evasion, instant replay, digitized dashboard/interiors, and larger, more diverse driving environment with multiple routes. Drive Lamborghini...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
eye 112,484
favorite 89
comment 2
Apr 28, 2005 Also For Linux, Windows | Combined View Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Perspective Top-Down Theme Horror, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Turn-based Description This game is a mix between two classic games: Rogue, the text-only dungeon crawl role-playing game that has spawned a whole genre of games, and DOOM, one of the breakthrough games for 1st-person shooter genre. The story is the same as in Doom: You are some soldier performing his monotonic duties in a space base on Phobos -- when suddenly...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
software
eye 104,395
favorite 381
comment 8
Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Also For FM Towns Genre Educational Theme Detective / Mystery Educational Geography Description Rehash of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, featuring high-resolution VGA graphics, digitized sound effects, and new locations. The life cycle is self-explanatory: sign up for a case, travel between locations questioning witnesses, obtain warrants, and make arrests, and you have approximately a week to...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Sunstorm Interactive, Inc.
software
eye 100,219
favorite 72
comment 2
Published by WizardWorks Software Developed by Sunstorm Interactive, Inc. Released 1997 Also For Macintosh Genre Action Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Shooter Misc Add-on Description This is an add-on episode for Duke Nukem 3D. Aliens have captured the President! Duke gets word that alien scum have landed in Washington D.C., laid it to waste, and imprisoned the leader of the free world. Always up for a heroic deed, Duke heads to D.C. to rid the city of enemy dirtbags and return the...
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Capcom Co., Ltd.
software
eye 98,520
favorite 105
comment 3
Published by Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, TurboGrafx CD, Wii, Windows, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective Side-Scrolling Theme Arcade, Fighting, Martial Arts Description You are Ryu, a Street Fighter. Your goal is to travel to 5 countries (Japan, USA, England, China and Thailand) and beat 2 enemies at each of them. Many of these characters, such as Adon, Gen, and Birdie, are later seen in the...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Ingenuity Works, Inc.
software
eye 97,411
favorite 55
comment 3
Published by Ingenuity Works, Inc. Developed by Ingenuity Works, Inc. Released 1991 Platform DOS Genre Educational Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Managerial Educational Geography, Math / Logic, Science Description Another installment in the geographical educational Crosscountry series represents the map of Canada. Players drive an 18-wheel truck around the country picking up and delivering a variety of commodities with typed-in commands (TURN ON MOTOR, LOOK AT MAP, REST, REPAIR, GO TO...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Maxis Software Inc.
software
eye 96,889
favorite 231
comment 6
Published by Maxis Software Inc. Developed by Maxis Software Inc. Released Dec 06, 1991 Also For Amiga, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNES, Windows 3.x | Combined View Genre Simulation Perspective Isometric, Side-Scrolling, Top-Down Educational Ecology / Nature Description SimAnt explores the detail of the lives of ants, as you take full control of an ant colony. Build up your colony to conquer the other colonies in the yard. Foes include spiders and humans - make their lives a...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Incredible Technologies, Inc.
software
eye 96,356
favorite 182
comment 5
Published by Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. Developed by Incredible Technologies, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Misc Licensed Title Description This game follows the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his three nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie. The aim of the game is shown in the introduction. Flintheart Glomgold challenges Scrooge to a competition to see who the richest duck in the...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Epic MegaGames, Inc.
software
eye 95,445
favorite 207
comment 4
Published by Epic MegaGames, Inc. Developed by Epic MegaGames, Inc. Released 1994 Platform DOS Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Theme Shooter Description Jazz Jackrabbit is the PC world's answer to Sonic the Hedgehog. In this platform game, Jazz, the hero of the rabbit planet Carrotus, must rescue the beloved rabbit princess, Eva Earlong, and defeat the leader of the turtle terrorists, Devan Shell, traveling to different planets to gather clues...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Software Library: ZZT
collection
2,050
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94,053
VIEWS
by Tim Sweeney
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eye 94,053
ZZT is an ANSI character-based video game, created in 1991 by Tim Sweeney of Potomac Computer Systems which became Epic MegaGames in 1992. It remains a popular MS-DOS game creation system. ZZT itself is not an acronym for anything; its title was chosen so it would always appear at the bottom of newsgroup listings. It was later jokingly mentioned by Sweeney as being short for Zoo of Zero Tolerance, which has mistakenly become a popular belief. Although visually outdated at the time of its...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Lucasfilm Games LLC
software
eye 92,428
favorite 277
comment 12
Published by Lucasfilm Games LLC Developed by Lucasfilm Games LLC Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, NES Genre Adventure Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Puzzle-Solving Description The Edison mansion has always been a creepy old house on the edge of town. There have been rumors of strange experiments going on and of odd creatures living amongst the Edison family. There is even a story that a meteorite once crashed near the home nearly 20 years ago. More...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by SimTex, Inc.
software
eye 92,333
favorite 175
comment 6
Published by MicroProse Software, Inc. Developed by SimTex, Inc. Released Sep, 1993 Also For Macintosh Genre Strategy Theme Managerial, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Turn-based Description Master of Orion overlaps with Civilization insofar as you are the leader of one of several races. Technological advance, realm expansion and combat are all key elements. Where it differs is in being set in space. The planet Orion itself is a lush, fertile planet with vast mineral resources. It is guarded by the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
eye 90,519
favorite 46
comment 11
Released 1985 Platform DOS Genre Simulation Theme Adult, Interactive Fiction MobyRank 100 point score based on reviews from various critics. Description In the shadowy dives of Hoboken, New York, a lust-crazed man seals a final tryst with an old flame on the eve of her permanent relocation to far Denmark with her husband. This is a game that simulates a sexual exchange between a man (the player) and a simulated woman. Taking initial user input for the players' names, personality traits and...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
eye 87,435
favorite 168
comment 5
Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Macintosh Genre Adventure Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Adult, Puzzle-Solving Description Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work! is (despite the number) the fourth game in Al Lowe's Leisure Suit Larry series. The middle-aged would-be-womanizer Larry Laffer fell off a boat during a cruise and sustained amnesia, forgetting how he and his sweetheart Patti got separated, how Larry...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Virgin Games, Inc.
software
eye 85,639
favorite 131
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Published by Virgin Games, Inc. Developed by Virgin Games, Inc. Released 1992 Also For Macintosh, Windows 3.x Genre Strategy Theme Board / Party Game Misc Licensed Title Description Monopoly Deluxe is a conversion of the classic board game. The game allows for some user-based rule changes such as money given for landing on "Free Parking". From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by SSG Strategic Studies Group Pty Ltd.
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Published by SSG Strategic Studies Group Pty Ltd. Developed by SSG Strategic Studies Group Pty Ltd. Released 1993 Official Site Warlords II Also For Macintosh, Windows Mobile Genre Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Fantasy, Turn-based Description Turn-based strategy game with fantasy elements. Capture cities and use them to create armies, which you then send out to fight those of your opponents. Still has a devoted following on the internet. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Midway
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Published by Midway Developed by Midway Released 1994 Also For Amiga, Amiga CD32, Arcade, Jaguar, SNES Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Post-Apocalyptic, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Shooter Description The war of 1999 left the country of Kookistan in shambles. Naturally, a dictator named General Akhboob took control of the beleagured nation and began creating an army of radioactive mutants. With a virtually impenetrable stronghold, a bunch of hostages, and a legion of mutants under his command,...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by MECC
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Published by MECC Developed by MECC Released 1990 Also For Apple II, Macintosh Genre Educational Perspective Top-Down Theme Puzzle-Solving Educational Math / Logic Description Learn basic math skills with Number Munchers. Keep your Muncher away from the Troggles by munching on multiples, factors, prime numbers, equalities, and inequalities. If you can stay away from the Troggles and earn enough points, you'll be part of the Muncher Hall of Fame. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Windmill Software
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Published by Windmill Software Developed by Windmill Software Released 1983 Platform PC Booter Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Arcade Description Take control of a mechanical digging machine as you tunnel your way through the earth, searching for valuable gems and the even more valuable bags of gold! But watch out for Nobbins and Hobbins, and don't be careless enough to let the bags of gold crush you! Digger is an arcade game combining elements of the popular arcade games...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Released 1998 Platform DOS Genre Action Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Arcade MobyRank 100 point score based on reviews from various critics. Description A freeware 3D version of Bomberman. You play as one of the "Bombermen" (cute spacesuit wearing anime characters) and your goal is to blow up the other Bomberman before he gets you. You run around a 3D maze laying time delayed bombs as you go. Each time you kill your opponent you score a point and visa versa and the first...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Electronic Arts, Inc.
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Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Developed by Electronic Arts, Inc. Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, BlackBerry, Commodore 64, Genesis, MSX, ZX Spectrum Genre Simulation, Sports Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Martial Arts Description Budokan is a martial arts game covering Karate (unarmed combat), Kendo (using a wooden sword), Nunchaku (using piercing chain weapons) and Bo (using a staff). The player has a realistic range of moves and must use them wisely, as Ki...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Brøderbund Software, Inc.
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Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1983 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, J2ME, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-6001, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, SG-1000, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U, Windows Phone, WonderSwan, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform Theme Puzzle-Solving Misc Editor / Construction Set Description The Bungeling Empire has stolen a huge cache of gold...
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The Malware Museum
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Atari Games Corporation
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eye 64,890
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Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Atari Games Corporation Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Electron, GameCube, Macintosh, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Arcade, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Shooter Misc Licensed Title Description Star Wars is a first-person shooter based around the final scenes of the original Star Wars film. It first appeared for...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Leaping Lizard Software, Inc.
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Published by Maxis Software Inc. Developed by Leaping Lizard Software, Inc. Released 1993 Also For FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, Windows, Windows 3.x ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Genre Simulation, Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Managerial Description Take control and manage a virtual farm, buying and selling lifestock and planting and maintaning crops. There is a changing weather system and realistic seasons important to the running of your farm. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Published by Spectrum Holobyte, Inc. Released 1987 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, Macintosh, MSX, TRS-80 CoCo, ZX Spectrum Genre Strategy Theme Puzzle-Solving, Real-Time Description The original commercially-licensed version of Alexey Pajitnov's classic Tetris puzzle game. Geometric shapes fall from the top of a playfield to rest on the bottom; fit the pieces together, and the line they form disappears. If the pieces...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Synapse Software Corporation
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Published by IBM Developed by Synapse Software Corporation Released 1984 Also For Atari 8-bit, PC-88 Genre Action Perspective Platform Theme Arcade Description Alley Cat is an action game consisting of several mini games tied together. You're a little black cat who wants to make love to a pretty lady cat that lives in an apartment complex. Play all kinds of cat-themed mini games in order to reach her and score as many points as you can while doing so. You start out in an alley and need to get...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Twilight
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Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Developed by Twilight Released 1992 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, NES, SNES Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform Misc Licensed Title Description A licensed game based on the live action/animation movie "Cool World" You play Frank Harris and your task is to stop Holli Would from entering the real world. You accomplish the levels by shooting doodles and collecting coins. Gameplay is set by 4 World with 4 levels...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Domark Group Ltd.
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Published by Domark Software, Inc. Developed by Domark Group Ltd. Released 1994 Also For Amiga, Atari ST Genre Simulation, Sports Sport Soccer / Football (European) Theme Managerial Description Championship Manager 93/94 is the successor to Championship Manager. The text-based interface remains the same, but several new features have been added to the game. Included now are reserve squads, transfers with international players and injury time. Also, the match engine has been slightly changed to...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Mediamond
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Published by Mediamond Developed by Mediamond Released Aug 31, 2000 Platform DOS Genre Simulation, Sports Perspective Side-Scrolling Sport Snowboarding / Skiing Description Deluxe Ski Jump is a shareware ski jumping simulation with full 3D graphics and simulated physics. The game contains 32 different hills, which vary in size from the tiny K50 in England to the huge K250 in Slovenia. DSJ also allows for up to 16 players (computer or human controlled) to compete for the World Cup trophy...
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MS-DOS demoscene
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The Demoscene has created wonderful programs for all sorts of platforms, including MS-DOS machines. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, the demos in this collection are bootable and playable.
Topics: msdos demoscene, demoscene entries
The Malware Museum
software
eye 55,028
favorite 5
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Free Spirit Software Inc.
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eye 53,399
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Published by Free Spirit Software Inc. Developed by Free Spirit Software Inc. Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Genre Adventure Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Adult, Interactive Fiction, Interactive Fiction with Graphics, Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Dashing hero-heartthrob of the future Brad Stallion is assigned by the Federated Government to locate and neutralize "The Tribe" -- a band of space-Amazon raiders spreading interstellar terror with their...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Electronic Arts, Inc.
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Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Developed by Electronic Arts, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Commodore 64, NES Genre Sports Sport Olympiad, Snowboarding / Skiing Description Ski or Die is a winter-themed extreme sports game in which the player can competes in 5 different events: * Downhill Blitz: Downhill skiing event in which the player can make large jumps over chasms and perform stunts in the moguls section * Innertube Trash: Two players descend a mountain in innertubes. Score points...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 52,209
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Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Genesis, Macintosh, SNES, TurboGrafx CD | Combined View Genre Educational Theme Detective / Mystery, Puzzle-Solving Educational Geography Description You start out as a rookie detective whose job is to track down a crop of thieves stealing the world's most precious treasures. After each assignment briefing, you'll be given a deadline to capture the thief that stole...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Artech Digital Entertainment, Ltd.
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Published by Three-Sixty Pacific, Inc. Developed by Artech Digital Entertainment, Ltd. Released 1990 Official Site Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Also For Amiga Genre Simulation Perspective 1st-Person Perspective, 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Historical Battle (specific/exact), Naval, Real-Time Description Das Boot (literally 'The Boat') simulates controlling a Type VII U-Boat for the Nazis, in an exact recreation of submarine warfare circa 1941. Both internal and external views are...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Sierra On-Line, Inc.
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Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Macintosh, PC-98 Genre Adventure, Educational Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Puzzle-Solving Description Castle of Dr. Brain is the first in a two-part series of educational puzzle-games from Sierra. This brain-blasting game is set, how surprisingly, in Dr. Brain's castle, where the player will have to beat Dr. Brain's traps and puzzles in order to fulfill the assignment given. From...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
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MS-DOS: VGA Miner by (1989)
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Technos Japan Corp.
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Published by Arcadia Systems, Inc. Developed by Technos Japan Corp. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Genesis, Lynx, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, SEGA Master System, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling Theme Fighting Description Set in a post-apocalyptic New York, Double Dragon is the story of Billy and Jimmy Lee, twin brothers trained in the...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Sullivan Bluth Interactive Media, Inc.
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Published by Sullivan Bluth Interactive Media, Inc. Developed by Sullivan Bluth Interactive Media, Inc. Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Fantasy, Interactive Movie Misc Coin-Op Conversion Description Dirk the Daring was a heroic, if clumsy knight. When Princess Daphne was kidnapped by the dragon, Singe, and taken to his castle, Dirk set out to rescue her. Due to limitations of the computers at the time, this conversion of...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Probe Software Ltd.
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Published by Image Works Developed by Probe Software Ltd. Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Genesis, SEGA Master System, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling, Top-Down Theme Arcade, Fighting Misc Licensed Title Description Back to the Future III is a collection of four arcade games. Marty McFly and Doc Brown have traveled back through time to the year 1885 - and they're soon deep in trouble when they face "Mad...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Sphere, Inc.
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eye 48,032
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Published by Spectrum Holobyte, Inc. Developed by Sphere, Inc. Released 1990 Platform DOS Genre Racing / Driving, Sports Sport Tricks / Stunts Misc Editor / Construction Set Description Stunt Driver allows the player to control a '60s Mustang car and take on three different opponents in a virtually unlimited amount of courses (thanks to the included course editor). The player's driving style must be adjusted according to the opponent's behavior. Drawbridges, loops, banked curves, hills and oil...
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